August 25th, 2012

Rock Star

noted for future reference

"Panorama Productions — a Washington-based music promotion company whose weekly Club Glow parties have helped popularize electronic dance music in the District — has leased the hulking nightclub on Queens Chapel Road NE known as D.C. Star. With a new sound system and a new name, Echostage will open Sept. 22 with performances from Sander Van Doorn and Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano."


Political conventions, MMOs, and American English

* On the eve of the Republican convention, what ever happened to George W. Bush?
* "Why Mitt's money matters."
* Jonathan Bernstein in defense of politican conventions.
* "What has happened is that our prison system has become our de facto mental health care system."
* "How Americans near the Great Lakes are radically changing the sound of English."
* Nine questions about the fall TV season?
* In case you missed it, the subscription MMO is dead.